FH Campus Wien

Molecular Biotechnology

  • Master of Science in Natural Sciences (MSc)
  • Full-time
  • English
  • 4 semesters
  • Vienna
  • 40 study places
Application period
from 01.01.2024 to 31.03.2024

The English-language Master's degree program in Molecular Biotechnology is unique in Austria: the emphases of the Master´s degree program are molecular medicine, human genetics, drug discovery and immunology. You will investigate the causes of diseases at the cellular level and learn how to develop new treatments and therapies for them. You will learn about the hot topics of big data, personalized data analysis and data security. The degree program is taught at the renowned Vienna BioCenter, one of Europe’s hotspots for life science. The degree program is part of a large national and international network at university level.

What we offer you

Located at the Campus Vienna BioCenter, you will be able to study and conduct research in state of the art lecture halls and laboratories. We regularly exchange ideas and experience with our partners (numerous research institutions and well-known biotech companies) at this important life sciences center. For example, stem cell researchers from the Vienna BioCenter integrate their latest results directly into their lectures and labs in our degree program. In addition, your education and research benefit from our close partnerships with the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna. We have built a strong international network that provides you with the opportunity to study or conduct research at prestigious universities such as the King's College in London or the Stockholm University in Sweden. Numerous R&D projects in the degree program’s labs offer you the opportunity to participate in application-oriented practical research and to make valuable contacts for your future career.

What makes this degree program special

  • English-language degree program with focus in cancer research, immunology, drug discovery, human genetics and stem cells
  • R&D-Projects in cooperation with Universities and Companies: allergy research, cell-based test systems and cellular signaling pathways
  • Location: Campus Vienna BioCenter

Entry requirements

Bachelor's certificate, Diploma certificate in the disciplines of molecular biology, biology with a focus on genetics and/or microbiology, biotechnology, pharmacy, medicine, food biotechnology or biomedical sciences and English language proficiency at CEFR level C1. Equivalent certificate from abroad.

Further information can be found on the website FH Campus Vienna.


Application mode:
Online application

Application time:
1 January to 31 March 2024

Admission procedure:
Written test and admission interview

Start of studies:
Winter semester

Study information days:
Online-Infosessions for prospective students at https://www.fh-campuswien.ac.at/en/studies/online-infosessions.html

Tuition fee:
tuition fee/semester: € 363,36 + ÖH premium/semester, tuition fees for students from third countries € 727,- per semester. Additional study expenses currently up to € 83,- depending on degree program and year

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